admixture


ad·mix·ture

noun \ad-ˈmiks-chər\

: something added by mixing

: something formed by mixing

Full Definition of ADMIXTURE

1
a :  the action of mixing
b :  the fact of being mixed
2
a :  something added by mixing
b :  a product of mixing :  mixture

Examples of ADMIXTURE

  1. an alloy that includes a small admixture of silver
  2. <an admixture of rose petals and lavender for a fragrant potpourri>

Origin of ADMIXTURE

Latin admixtus, past participle of admiscēre to mix with, from ad- + miscēre to mix — more at mix
First Known Use: 1605

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